Advocacy Day 2014 Results

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Thanks to the extraordinary efforts of our advocates around the country, the 2014 National Pancreatic Cancer Advocacy Day and National Call-in were an incredible success!

Highlights included:

  • In-person meetings were held with all 100 Senate offices and 222 House offices.
  • Approximately 450 advocates from all 50 states attended Advocacy Day in Washington, D.C.
  • Over 2,300 phone calls were placed to Congress during the National Call-in from volunteers across the country.
  • Almost 800 messages with our slogan Stomp on Pancreatic Cancer were posted on Facebook and Twitter.
  • Over 20 members of Congress joined the newly formed Congressional Caucus on the Deadliest Cancers.
  • On June 20, the U.S. House passed a defense bill that included pancreatic cancer in the Peer-Reviewed Cancer Research Program (PRCRP) – one of our key asks during Advocacy Day.

You can view many of the photos taken at this year’s Advocacy Day here.

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